Roehampton Sure Start Programme to get over £2 million
Department for Education have officially approved over £2
million to go to Roehampton's children through the SureStart
programme over the next three years.
children should benefit directly from Sure Start Roehampton
and organisers can now start to roll out SureStart services.
works with parents-to-be, parents, and children to tackle
disadvantage and facilitate maximum intellectual and physical
development. It also works on the principle of encouraging
parental involvement in local childcare decisions.
Colman, the Member of Parliament for the area said:
aim of SureStart is to realise the Government's target of
halving child poverty by 2010, and I want to see this happen
in Roehampton. The partnership of parents and experts in Roehampton
has worked really hard to ensure that the services provided
are well tailored to local needs and the preferences of parents'
and parents' to be. I commend the effort made by the coordinators
and also the parents who have contributed to the setting up
of the programme."
living in the Roehampton area can find out more about how
they can get involved and reap the benefits of this initiative
by contacting the National SureStart Office on 0870 001 2345
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